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quintana, "abc 7 news". >> dan: right on both counts. john alston continues live in downtown napa. we have been watching the river for days, how does it look tonight? >> reporter: it's fine right now after a day of rain it's stopped for the time being. behind me is a bloated napa river but well within the banks. this area is very saturated. the storm has brought some flooding in wine country. water overtopped a levee along sonoma creek where it borders the larsen family winery and this year the creek has been especially high. water is continuing to flood into a portion of the 70 acres of chardonay vines. vineyard looks more like a like in some areas. this is both good and bad. >> its nuisance but not a bad. it's good for the ground and agriculture and recharge our groundwater. it's a pain, you can see there are trees and logs and basketballs and whatever comes down the creek is what we get. >> reporter: he says it cost about $10,000 over year to remove all of that junk once the rainy season ends. they plan to rebuild the levee but that temporary solution when the air goes into flood. we're
. john alston continues live in downtown napa. we have been watching the river for days, how does it look tonight? >> reporter: it's fine right now after a day of rain it's stopped for the time being. behind me is a bloated napa river but well within the banks. this area is very saturated. the storm has brought some flooding in wine country. water overtopped a levee along sonoma creek where it borders the larsen family winery and this year the creek has been especially high. water is continuing to flood into a portion of the 70 acres of chardonay vines. vineyard looks more like a like in some areas. this is both good and bad. >> its nuisance but not a bad. it's good for the ground and agriculture and recharge our groundwater. it's a pain, you can see there are trees and logs and basketballs and whatever comes down the creek is what we get. >> reporter: he says it cost about $10,000 over year to remove all of that junk once the rainy season ends. they plan to rebuild the levee but that temporary solution when the air goes into flood. we're having a break in the weather but residents are ge
much of a traffic problem. >> this is all too common a sight in sonoma and napa county. highway 121 and highway 12 floods after a heavy rain and then becomes a river when the high tide occurs and pours more water into the area. the road will be closed until sometime on wednesday. the rain was heavy throughout the bay area. the streets became flooded after 5:00 p.m. umbrellas were a necessary part of any wardrobe on this christmas day. the rain poured down on richmond and mcdonald avenue slowing traffic. the frontage roads were partially covered. few drivers slowed down. roads were filled with people returning from spending the holidays with family and friends. they were very busy due to twice the usual accidents. cedric emerson is ready for dry weather. >> i am actually from the bay area, so i am used to it. it is definitely rough when you drive out there on the freeways. >> are you happy to see the rain go? >> yes, i am. i am ready to get this nice weather back. >> water was the reason for the closure. but the rain was not the culprit. a watermain burst beneath the roadway. it clos
and napa county. highway 121 and highway 12 floods after a heavy rain and then becomes a river when the high tide occurs and pours more water into the area. the road will be closed until sometime on wednesday. the rain was heavy throughout the bay area. the streets became flooded after 5:00 p.m. umbrellas were a necessary part of any wardrobe on this christmas day. the rain poured down on richmond and mcdonald avenue slowing traffic. the frontage roads were partially covered. few drivers slowed down. roads were filled with people returning from spending the holidays with family and friends. they were very busy due to twice the usual accidents. cedric emerson is ready for dry weather. >> i am actually from the bay area, so i am used to it. it is definitely rough when you drive out there on the freeways. >> are you happy to see the rain go? >> yes, i am. i am ready to get this nice weather back. >> water was the reason for the closure. but the rain was not the culprit. a watermain burst beneath the roadway. it closed because they feared the leakage could cause the roadway to collapse.
is shipped to china. what do they want with a vineyard in napa valley? >> there's a big demand for luxury goods. rather than buying chinese-made products and sending our money l they're buying american made products and sending their money back over here. >> reporter: and the jobs stay here. >> yes. >> reporter: chinese firms flush with cash have invested $16.4 billion in the u.s. in the past decade. $1.3billion in california companies. $560million in just the past year. the chinese are boosting the golden states housing recovery. they bought one out it have every ten homes sold in the past year. >> compare to high end housing like in beijing, this is not that expensive. >> reporter: a student at the university of southern california. his parents bought him this yearly $1 million condo. they thought renting a dorm room was a waste of money. >> my parents decide to buy me a house as a investment outside china. >> reporter: jim jacobson has sold 22% of the residents to affluent chinese. >> they don't have a place to put their money. they look at their own economy as a place where it's not v
. >> yes. >> that was a specific request from our owners in china. >> from napa grapes to california real estate. why china is suddenly buying american. >>> and just in time for christmas, an injured dog rescued by the kindness of strangers. good evening and merry christmas. i'm elizabeth cook. let's get right to it. some impressive rainfall totals. paul? >> reporter: more rainfall. another inch of rainfall throughout much of the bay area. here is a four-hour time lapse of what has been going around this evening. maybe you've been hanging out chilling with your family. outside it's been quite the storm. it's been rough out there. here's what's going on right now with a little bit of the break in the north bay and the east bay, which has received a significant amount of rainfall over the past half hour. exiting san jose right now and across the past 20 to 30 minutes. and over the top of hayward and also the oakland hills. the rainfall just from today, christmas, more than an inch for kentfield and another inch, plus a little change. nearly an inch of rainfall for alameda and almost one inc
in sonoma and napa county. highway 121 and highway 12 floods after a heavy rain and then becomes a river when the high tide occurs and pours more water into the area. the road will be closed until sometime on wednesday. the rain was heavy throughout the bay area. the streets became flooded after 5:00 p.m. umbrellas were a necessary part of any wardrobe on this christmas day. the rain poured down on richmond and mcdonald avenue slowing traffic. the frontage roads were partially covered. few drivers slowed down. roads were filled with people returning from spending the holidays with family and friends. they were very busy due to twice the usual accidents. cedric emerson is ready for dry weather. >> i am actually from the bay area, so i am used to it. it is definitely rough when you drive out there on the freeways. >> are you happy to see the rain go? >> yes, i am. i am ready to get this nice weather back. >> water was the reason for the closure. but the rain was not the culprit. a watermain burst beneath the roadway. it closed because they feared the leakage could cause the roadway to coll
salinas vineyards in california's napa valley. there's a good reason he put that american bald eagle on the , ttle. it seems kind of nationalistic. >> it does, doesn't it? that was a specific request from our owners in china. china overall is looking to bring parts of america to china. >> reporter: in 2010, this vineyard was up for sale. chinese investors bought it. now, 90% of the wine from here-- that's 9,000 cases-- is shipped to china. what does a chinese company want with a vineyard in napa valley? >> there's a big demand in china for luxury goods, for goods that are scarce, and for goods that are well made. rather than buying chinese-made products and sending our money over there, they're buying eir ican-made products and .ending their money back here. >> reporter: and the jobs stay here. re.and the jobs stay here. >> reporter: chinese firms, flush with cash, have invested $16.4 billion in the u.s. in the past decade, $1.3 billion in california companies, a record $560 million in just the past year. the chinese are also boosting the golden state's housing recovery. they've boug
and runoff have napa river swollen, but well within its banks. other parts of wine country look more like lakes. water topped levee at sonoma creek. an area where people expect flooding in heavy rain not a big problem for the chardonnay lines this time of year and there are long term benefits. >> for the vineyards it recharges water supply, allows us to -- we get the topsoil from the valley. the bada;hjç news is every yeart costs 10 to $15,000 to clear out. >> they repair broken levees once a year. >>> commuters crossing santa cruz mountains have more water on the roads. typically, it is where most of the rain falls since pacific storms dump water as they cross this first mountain range. fog could be a hazard hill are saturated and prone to rock and mudslides. crews have been cordoning them off quickly. mountain residents had to spend christmas sandbagging their property. >> the big concern why you guys are filling up on sandbags? >> keep the hill from sliding into my neighbor's house. i got water runoff on the top of my driveway. >> creeks and rivers in the santa cruz mountains are runn
in vallejo. napa and santa rosa are chile's five at 39 degrees. the bulk of the system went through yesterday but lake tahoe, a look at all that low. that is a lot of fresh powder from the ski resorts. winter storm warning is still in effect for the western slopes of sierra nevada until 11:00 tonight. fresh power today three to 6 in. bringing the total up to 2 ft. in some locations. winds with gusts up to 45 mi. per hour. at 8:00 this morning just some scattered showers and they will be possible throughout the day. they will decrease as the day continues, especially by tonight. highs for today, 56 and oakland 53 in downtown san francisco mid '50s for half moon bay. a lot of us will make it into the 50s. sandra feldman only get to 49 degrees today. 7 day around the bay is a little wet today, especially this morning also breezy at times. tomorrow morning lots of sunshine lots ohigh of 53. monday and tuesday as we head into the new year holiday and parties for years see if we are lucky to be dry and a little milder. 6:18 a.m. and here is george with traffic. >> good morning and happy boxing day
in. >> reporter: scott meadows runs salinas vineyards in california's napa valley and there's a good reason he put that american bald eagle on the bottle. seems kind of nationalistic. >> that was a specific from our chinese owners. china overall is looking to bring parts of america to china. >> reporter: in 2010, this vineyard was up for sale. chinese investors bought it and now 90% of the wine from here that's 9,000 cases -- is shipped to china. what does a chinese company want with a vineyard in napa valley? >> there's a big demand in china for luxury goods for goods that are scarce and for goods that are well made. so rather than buying chinese- made products and spending our money over there, they're buying american made products and sending their money back over here. >> reporter: on the jobs stay here? >> and the jobs stay here. >> reporter: rich chinese firms have investigated billions in the u.s. 1.3billion in california companies. a reported $560 million invested in the past year. the chinese are also boosting the golden state's housing recovery. they have bought one out of
for napa, hayward, oakland, san francisco today and downtown, only at 48 degrees. sonoma, you only hit 46. one of the cooler christmases we've had in a while. the reason we have the cool front pushing through, breezy, notice all the yellow and red. the heaviest return now pushing off to the east and moving from the bay area towards the sierra where heavy snow will fall. wet, breedsy at times overnight tonight for the first half of tomorrow. then that front is gone. for one day, again, only one day, we'll dry out with high pressure building in thursday, looks mainly dry before another rain maker moves in for friday and saturday. just some showers out there over the weekend. but saturday looks to be the wetter day of our two-day weekend. soaking rainfall possible through tonight. slight chance of an isolated thunderstorm. we saw reports of small hail in south santa clara county. rainfall ending by tomorrow afternoon and we get that break before the rain moves back. highs too many, mid-50s. lots of you heading back to the mall to return the gifts you got today. look the at highs in the low 5
at mornings@cbs5.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, from napa grapes - to califa real estate. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> seems kind of nationalistic. >> it does. >> that was the specific request from china owners. >> from napa grapes to california real estate why china is suddenly buying america. >> if you worked on christmas day, you're not alone. what you might notice at restaurants and retailers that's different from just a few years ago. >> and we have numerous showers outside right now. some of them heavy at times. when will the rain finally end? we'll let you know coming up. >> good morning. it's wednesday, december 26. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off today. the time is straight up 5:00. and a storm system that pelted much of the south and midwest with snow and strong winds is aiming for the northeast. >> the weather is already being blamed for three deaths including a man near houston who was in his public when a large tree fell on it. more than 100,000 homes and businesses lost power christmas day for at least a while across several southern sta
vineyards in napa valley, and there's a good reason he put the american bald eagle on the bottle. >> it seems nationalistic. >> it does, doesn't it? >> that was a specific request for china. china is looking to bring parts of america to china. >> reporter: in 2010 this vineyard was for sale. chinese investors bought, it and now 90% of the wine from here, that's 9,000 cases, is shipped to china. >> what does a chinese company want with a vineyard in mappa valley? >> there's a big demand for luxury goods and goods that are scaries and well made. rather than buying chinese-made products and sending money over there, they're buying american-made products and sending their money back over here. >> the jobs stay here? >> the jobs stay here. >> reporter: chinese firms flush with cash have invested $16.4 billion in the u.s. in the past decade. $1.3 billion in california companies. a record $560 million in just the past year. the chinese are also boosting the golden faith housing recovery. they've bought one out of every ten homes sold in the past year. >> compared to the high-end housing
to the napa river, so we're always on a flood watch up there. >> reporter: and this christmas day brought crowds to the golden gate bridge including this open top sightseeing bus with people braving the elements. >> you know what everybody here is in a great mood and they're here for christmas and they're having a good time and so we're getting wet but, it's great out here. >> and not so great out here for one family who's home has been red tagged. they had to spend christmas day living in an apartment rented by the city. now i should tell you though that this levee does appear to be holding at least for now. reporting live in east palo alto, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we also just checked with san francisco airport to see if there are any weather related problems there. there are 30 to 90 minute delays mainly involving flights from other west coast low -- locations. we also learned that people lost power because of a transformer failure. >>> a steady light rain most of the day. and then in the last hour and a half the rain really started to calm down. especially in the south
minute shopping. >> maybe other people like it yes. >> i have a restaurant close to the napa river so we're always on a flood watch up there. >> reporter: this christmas day brought crowds to the golden gate bridge, a persistent drizzle did not seem to bother anyone. umbrellas in every photo. >> you can see san francisco, you expect bad weather and you came to the golden gate, that's it. >> reporter: coming back live now, coming up at 6:00 i will have more on this emergency levee repair. plus a business that is surprisingly soldiering on despite the weather. reporting live in palo alto, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in the main system is going through right now we've had light steady rain all day. accumulations have been light until now. now we're starting to see the system moving in. you can see the yellows firing up. we have a couple live frames right there. yellows and reds. it's hitting pretty hard right now. this is the strongest dynamics in this storm. so out toward hayward, out toward san mateo you have significant rain. castro valley is raining hard, it's raining hard ove
in san francisco. napa is sitting at 38 degrees. here is your satellite radar picture. you can see that all of this blue is showing that all the snow that fell in lake tahoe. they do have a winter storm warning into 11:00 p.m. tonight. we are talking about 3 to 6 in. of new snow. it will be wanted to feed and gusty. futurecast shows that we can still see scattered showers for this morning. though showers chances will decrease throughout the day. we will start to see the cloud start to break up into route over my. the highs today will be 56 in downtown san francisco and 53 degrees for example. >> here is your seven there around the bay forecast. it will be dry toman and looking pretty nice. friday and saturday the rain will arrive. i am not expecting a huge amount rain bus sunday will clear and then monday and tuesday for new year's eve holiday will be dry and that is good news. >> the time now 7:48 a.m.. >> we are enjoying a good writer around the bay area. if you are going out driving you will find no traffic. there are no hot spot or delays. the metering lights have not been acti
from the local. right now, there is a bill applying to napa. i'm sorry, marin county. it is the same sort of problem. part of the argument is -- just like i it was a kid coming in, people come in from all over the area to eat in san francisco restaurants. they come from all over the world. again, this governor is going to support everyone locally. i lot of that will have to come from you to accomplish what is right for the city. how do we do that? >> [unintelligible] >> i blame these guys for conditions. this time, i will blame fee on the mall and senator leno. -- fiona ma and senator leno. their limited by statute, but that is very difficult to have much room to maneuver. >> you said to organize local bars. i have been trying to do that for a few years now. we have our sixth annual event coming up in september. we have been trying to get toger a long time. i am not a politician in do not care to be a politician. if i cannot raise the issue in that way, the way i have been doing it, personally i get quoted in esquire for what i have done, but i still have no connections. it is still
close to the napa river so we're always on a flood watch up there. >> reporter: this christmas day brought crowds to the golden gate bridge. >> you can come to san francisco, you expect good weather and you came to the golden gate, that's it. >> reporter: we saw this open topsighted seeing bus. health and science editor john fowler ktvu news. >>> rescue crews spent the evening rescuing a horse. cracky the horse climbed up to the loft looking for more hay. he was stuck up there for three days. the horse is in good shape. >> officials at u.s. airways are looking into what caused one of it aircrafts to catch fire. it happened during maintenance check. the fire started in a small motor under the plane's trail. no one was aboard at the time. the plane was scheduled to fly to vancouver. passengers were put on another airplane craft two hours later. >>> there's word that mcafee is spending christmas in england. the pioneer wrote that he's safe in the country where he grew up. mcafee was born in england. the sun reports mcafee is hoping for a fresh start. mcafee has been in hiding from aut
to the napa river so we're always on a flood watch up there. >> reporter: this christmas day brought crowds to the golden gate bridge. >> you can come to san francisco, you expect good weather and you came to the golden gate, that's it. >> reporter: we saw this open topsighted seeing bus. health and science editor john fowler ktvu news. >>> rescue crews spent the evening rescuing a horse. cracky the horse climbed up to the loft looking for more hay. he was stuck up there for three days. the horse is in good shape. >> officials at u.s. airways are looking into what caused one of it aircrafts to catch fire. it happened during maintenance check. the fire started in a small motor under the plane's trail. no one was aboard at the time. the plane was scheduled to fly to vancouver. passengers were put on another airplane craft two hours later. >>> there's word that mcafee is spending christmas in england. the pioneer wrote that he's safe in the country where he grew up. mcafee was born in england. the sun reports mcafee is hoping for a fresh start. mcafee has been in hiding from authorities in bel
a couple of problems in the napa area. lots of fallen trees, we have trees blocking roadways up there. just be careful when you are out and about especially on the country roads, let's go over to the maps where we can show you where we have a fallen tree at bear creek road. this is sort of off the beaten path. also an accident. highway 24 westbound. also we will watch that for you. up next a look at the toll plaza. you can see traffic is slowing in to the city. we were sort of keeping our fingers crossed it would stay this way and it has. no metering lights. 280, those headlights on the bottom portion of the screen are northbound toward santa clara. traffic is looking good. >> good morning to you. we are taking a live look outside where we have been dealing rain out there. here is the live camera looking toward san francisco. a few breaks in the clouds but those rain source moving through rapidly across the bay area. still the case right now. here we go with the maps showing you the live sweeps. you can seat enhancement in parts of the north bay. rainfall picking up south of nevado, those
.  napa where terry mcsweeney has been reporting all morning of flooding at highway 12, Ñs reopened. >> that just in. the abc7 morning news continues in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic during "good morning america." >> we are always on at abc7news.com. also where you can find live also where you can find live doppler 7 hd. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, killer storm. tornadoes hit the gulf coast with more than 30 twisters touching down. >> oh, wow. oh, look at that tornado. >> leaving thousands without power. and it's not over yet. >>> whiteout. 21 states under snow warnings, from texas to maine. the downfall causing highway pileups. and threatening to bring holiday travel to a halt. and get ready. a massive nor'easter is on the way. sam is here with the latest. >>> and the chilling note left by the killer in rochester, new york, who targeted the firefighters as they responded to that massive fire. the gruesome reason he set his neighborhood aflame. >>> and a million-dollar mixup.
area and we have some from san rafael which is going to parts of napa county. in fact yellows and reds do increase arraign fall amounts and they will be on the increase and some will be showing up in the factor as wellment it is now extending out to the middle of the basement we have a few left over sprinkles but there is more activity offshore. once again it is extenting to the south and -- extending from the south to the west in san bruno. notice this precipitation rate is on hillside drive outside of burlingame here and the map is extending out towards raymond city. over the past few times, you can see. as far as current numbers, you will need anatomy bell la or jacket in the lower 50s. today the cold unstable air mass will show a little bit of everything and as a result we have some heavier downpours. here is the forecast at 8:00 and we have showers and temperatures mainly in the 40s and by 12:00, scattered showers and there is a possibility you may run into hail and see how unstable the air mass is today. showers will linger all day long. a look ahead, your five-day forecast, it
. they demonstrated that gun laws do not work. >>> in napa, we have a tree branch and a tree also blocking. we can show you we still have this earlier accident at the boulevard. we have a vehicle spin out and another car hit that car and it's blocked, but it seems traffic is able to get through and there are not too many people out on the roadways. 237 near milpitas and you can see traffic is flowing well, westbound towards sunny veil and 880 near the oakland coliseum, we have traffic flowing nicely in both directions, 647, here is mark. >>> we have some clouds, and showers and downpours, so be prepared for everything, even the possibility of hail. right now, you can see the overall coverage across the bay area and rain coverage is especially towards sonoma county. right around oakland, this is the bay bridge centered over piedmont in contra costa, but still some lingering rain showers outside brentwood last checked. right around stamford moving into portions of the bay and in santa cruz rainfall rates are knocking on the door. heavier rain is coming up and we have this as a recent development in
. >>> in the north bay rain and runoff have napa river swollen, but well within its banks other parts of wine country looked more like lakes, water topped levee at sonoma creek where it borders on 70 acres of vineyards, an area where people expect flooding in, as far as grapes, it is a nuisance for the chardonnay vine but it has benefits. >> for3f-v the vineyards it recharges our water supply, we gets lots of good soil from the valley. bad news is every year it costs 10 to $15,000 to clear debris. >> crews typically repair broken levees once a year after the rainy season. >>> two people have died in avalanche-related accidents. 53-year-old member of the ski patrol was buried in the snow his team was setting explosives to intentionally trigger an a routine safety measure. monday a snowboarder died after getting caught in avalanche, he's a 49-year-old truckee man. heavy snow in the sierra causing traffic problems, i-80 packed with cars going to squaw valley yesterday. one man realized he needed chains with >> very dangerous, we saw a car sliding on the side, we were scared we decided to stop and put ou
san francisco forties' to the north bay. in santa rosa and the bottle. napa is the chilly spot at 39 degrees. >> 45 for concord. 48 for redwood city. sunnyvale coming in at 46 degrees. >> satellite and radar picture is where you see most of the heavy stuff and more strict went through last night and also you can see it is creating quite a snow and lake tahoe. we are talking amazing conditions in the mountains. it will continue to snow today parent storm coats will be pretty good. >> futurecast 4:05 a.m. this morning some areas of showers for this morning. some of the showers could produce moderate rainfall. over all the shells will decrease by this afternoon. we will see a little bit of sunshine outdoors our north bay locations for this afternoon. >> will make way for more sunshine tomorrow as skies cleared out overnight. >> the winter storm warning we have an effect for today for the sierra nevada. is the western slope. it is on till 11:00 tonight. the camera shot behind me of highway 50 admirers. fresh new powder today. storm totals could be one to 2 ft.. great conditions for the s
the napa valley of east coast. it is gorgeous. >> olympia, washington. going out to the west coast. >> that's right. they call it ali . it is it another area where unemployment 6.9 percent and down from sen.7. it is trending down. and buy versus rent break. strong resale market and i picked tup and it was sitting on the market for a while it is got a lot of good, stuff. it has a detached garage that is perfect for a shop and got nice qualities to it and there is real opportunity there as well will we'll go to madison wisconsin. >> lake they have a big beer festival. 4.1 percent. olympian has a great one . now we see it okay . and a college town. and the college town. there is a theme here. think about it. we have a lot of transient in a college town and turn over three of the four are capitol city. and boston and cambridge and 6.1 percent unemployment and it is trending down word. >> it is it a negative . so owning there. there is it inventory to stop up . rick. did you have something in boston. >> i did in cambridge. you are saying fewer distressed and foreclosures and short sales . >> suc
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